Feature Travel Blog: Sharon Temple

This week our travel destination is the Sharon Temple in Sharon, Ontario. Located just north of Toronto this interesting building has a unique and powerful story. Come along with me and discover how a small group of people helped changed the course of history in our country. Walking into the Welcome Center, I was greetedContinue reading “Feature Travel Blog: Sharon Temple”

Feature Travel Blog: Boston: More Than Just a Tea Party

It is no secret if I had to pick a favorite city it would be Boston. The diversity of the city in both landscapes and architecture. The culture of the people mixed with that sweet Massachusetts accent creates a magic that is not to be passed over. Let’s go take a tour and I willContinue reading “Feature Travel Blog: Boston: More Than Just a Tea Party”

Feature Travel Blog: Base31: Celebrating the Past by Creating a Future

I had a chance to visit Base31 in Picton, Ontario in August for a short visit and knew I had to go back for a longer one. The history in this place is fascinating. The innovation using “creative placemaking” to bring it back to life is extraordinary! I sent them an email to see ifContinue reading “Feature Travel Blog: Base31: Celebrating the Past by Creating a Future”

Elk Lake Wilderness Resort: The Perfect Northern Getaway

I took a break from searching Ontario for the strange and Interesting and found cozy and comfortable. As mentioned last week I was going to stay at a wilderness resort. My daughter Tanya and her family had rented a cottage and invited me to come spend some vacation time with them. I am so gladContinue reading “Elk Lake Wilderness Resort: The Perfect Northern Getaway”

Kingston Penitentiary: A Tour Through the Ages

Old architecture and interesting history has always fascinated me. Kingston is filled with both. Working in Kingston a few years ago, a coworker and I went and checked out the museum at the Wardens House of Kingston Penitentiary. It was so interesting and showed a part of prison life from the 1800’s to the present.Continue reading “Kingston Penitentiary: A Tour Through the Ages”

Food and Travel: My Top 4 Restaurants

Traveling to different areas does not only give you different scenery it also opens the world to different foods. I love to eat but I will confess that I am a little particular, we will call it. I love fish and chips on the coast but I really do not like fish. Particular right? HavingContinue reading “Food and Travel: My Top 4 Restaurants”

A Chipmunk Tour: Jack Daniel’s Distillery, Lynchburg Tennessee

I was delighted when I realized how close I was to Lynchburg Tennesse and the Jack Daniel’s Distillery.  I am not really much of a drinker but if I am going to have one, Jack will be my choice. Three ice cubes in a whiskey glass please. I also like the Winter Jack. Warm aContinue reading “A Chipmunk Tour: Jack Daniel’s Distillery, Lynchburg Tennessee”

Genevieve Bay Inn: A Home Away from Home

As we came off the ferry we looked at accomodations in the area. We were both tired from a long trip through Quebec and Labrador. We just needed a place to shower, do laundry and rest for a day before exploring this beautiful island. I also had a blog to write and it had beenContinue reading “Genevieve Bay Inn: A Home Away from Home”